Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi,
Dated 23rd March, 2018
Sub: Procedure to be observed by the Departmental Promotion Committees (DPCs) – Model Calendar for DPCs – Relevant year up to which APARs are to be considered and Model Calendar for conducting DPCs – regarding.
The undersigned is directed to invite reference to the Department of Personnel and Training’s OM of even number dated 8th May, 2017 vide which instructions for procedure to be observed by the Departmental Promotion Committees (DPCs) – Model Calendar for DPCs – Relevant year up to which APARs are to be considered and Model Calendar for conducting DPCs were issued.
2. A reference has been received whether the OM dated 28.1.2015 and the above mentioned OM dated 8.5.2017 will co-exist. The matter has been examined and it has been decided that the OM dated 8.5.2017 will supercede all the instructions issued on the subject of Model Calendar for Departmental Promotion Committees, including the OM dated 28.1.2015. In other words, the instructions issued uide OM dated 8.5.2017 are applicable in all cases, i.e.,whether or not it requires DPC to be convened in UPSC or internally within the Departments / Ministries.
3. Ministries/Departments are requested to give wide circulation to these instructions for guidance in the matter and also to ensure strict adherence to the time-schedule prescribed as per the ‘Model Calendar’ for DPCs.
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